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Pop-Up, Liquid Architecture for a Liquid World

Al Ghurair University, Dubai International Academic City, PO Box 37374, Dubai, UAE
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Academic Editor: Marco Sosa
Received: 29 March 2017 / Revised: 18 June 2017 / Accepted: 29 August 2017 / Published: 15 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Contemporary Architecture from the 20th Century to the Present)
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The present paper will translate the term liquid modernity into architecture: What is liquid architecture? In the contemporary world, particularly in big cities, we are observing the spread of a wide range of events that generates sudden demands for transitory and short-term lodgings. International fairs and expos, cultural festivals and sport meets all share the factor of having a strong impact on their urban context with temporary and unstable buildings (forms). These buildings are not just designed by architects but also by artists, graphic designers, musicians, photographers, and even cooks. Therefore, can we call them buildings? How is this liquid architecture? View Full-Text
Keywords: Pop-Up; architecture; Liquid World Pop-Up; architecture; Liquid World

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Aglieri Rinella, T.; García Rubio, R. Pop-Up, Liquid Architecture for a Liquid World. Arts 2017, 6, 14.

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